Children’s Congress 2013 Welcome Message from Camille Nash

Dear Children’s Congress Delegates and Families: I am thrilled to join you all here in Washington, D.C., for this incredible event! As event co-chair, I am honored to serve next to our wonderful event chair, Angie Platt—a dedicated mother of a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and one of JDRF’s most energetic volunteers. Angie […]

Welcome Letter from 2011 Children's Congress Chair Stefany Shaheen

It is my honor and sincere pleasure to welcome you to the 2011 Children’s Congress website. This site is the center for our growing collection of Children’s Congress-related web activities, including our on-line application and interactive blog. This web site offers dynamic features such as videos from the past Children’s Congresses, media clips and articles […]

Thanks for Participating in the CC11 Contest on Facebook!

Thanks for Participating in the CC11 Contest on Facebook!

Yesterday was the final day of the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) Contest on Facebook, so thanks to those of you that participated by submitting your applications during August! We’ll be conducting a random drawing later in September to select the winner of the contest. Stay tuned for the announcement because we want you to be […]

6 Days to Go: Tips to Apply to CC11 This Weekend!

6 Days to Go: Tips to Apply to CC11 This Weekend!

The first ever Children’s Congress Contest on Facebook (FB) is quickly coming to an end. If you haven’t already submitted your 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) application on Facebook, you need to do it this weekend so you can be part of a random drawing where one applicant will be selected to by-pass the application reviews […]

Why Apply to Children's Congress on Facebook?

Why Apply to Children's Congress on Facebook?

Way back in the old days when I was Chair-Mom of Children's Congress, applicants had to use sticks to scratch their essays onto stone tablets and then have them shipped to Washington via oxen cart. Okay, well, it wasn’t that bad back before CC 2005, but we certainly didn’t have the fantastic tools that make […]